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Netzley, Patricia D.

Overview
Works: 72 works in 179 publications in 2 languages and 17,589 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Bibliography  Reference works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Patricia D Netzley
Encyclopedia of movie special effects by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A unique resource detailing the developments and use of special effects in the American movie industry, this title is well indexed and illustrated with 366 entries. It covers Academy Award-winning special effects movies, groundbreaking techniques, equipment, and devices, special effects houses, and pivotal figures in mechanical and visual special effects, makeup, creature design, directing, and stunt work."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001
Alien abductions : opposing viewpoints by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the various theories by analyzing several well-known abduction accounts
Haunted houses by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses haunted houses, including ghosts and apparitions, poltergeists, communicating with spirits, and investigating hauntings
Environmental literature : an encyclopedia of works, authors, and themes by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book surveys major environmental writings on a wide range of subjects, from the origin and evolution of plants and animals to such recent environmental philosophies as deep ecology and the Gaia hypothesis. Each entry summarizes the work's main points and notes its reception and impact." "Environmental Literature: An Encyclopedia of Works, Authors, and Themes examines the works of explorers, scientists, environmentalists, ecologists, conservationists, and nature writers as well as novelists and poets. Each entry includes end-of-entry references and cross-references to relevant works. A bibliography and comprehensive index round out this handy encyclopedia."--Jacket
Life during the Renaissance by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, culture, and life of people living during the Renaissance
Unicorns by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses this mythical beast and the roles it has played in legend, religion, and medieval medicine, as well as man's efforts to prove its existence
Social protest literature : an encyclopedia of works, characters, authors, and themes by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extensive cross-references direct readers to other works with similar themes, and a comprehensive bibliography suggests further reading. Offering insights into how various cultures have addressed the same societal problems, the encyclopedia is a valuable reference guide and teaching aid
UFO's by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses unidentified flying objects, including sightings, the Roswell incident, alien abductions, and UFO-associated earthly phenomena
Encyclopedia of women's travel and exploration by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work offers insights into why and how women travel, emphasizing the reasons women's experiences, concerns, and motivations are unique. This book covers women travelers from prehistoric times to the present. More than 450 biographical and informative entries describe how women became travelers, explorers, and adventurers. Included are descriptions of some of the many travel books written by and about women. --From publisher's description
Buddhism by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, beliefs, popularity, practices, politics, and challenges of one of the world's major religions, Buddhism. Focuses on the Buddhist religion, from its origin with Buddha himself to its rise in popularity in India, China, Japan, and the western world. This book not only offers historical and biographical information related to the development of Buddhism as an important world religion, but also provides details regarding how modern Buddhists practice their faith
ESP by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the psychic phenomena known as extrasensory perception, covering telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, and psychokinesis
The curse of King Tut by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles King Tut's life and discusses the fascination with and mystery surrounding his death, the search for his tomb and its treasures, and the illnesses of archaeologists who have explored Egyptian tombs
The Stone Age by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Persian and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the long period of human history known as the Stone Age during which humans evolved into beings capable of inventing and using increasingly sophisticated tools and creating complex social groupings
Japan by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people, history, politics, and culture of Japan and discusses its state of affairs and place in the world today
Angels by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of angels, including their symbolic use in literature, art and religion, as well as beliefs surrounding their origins and existence
Maya civilization by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the religion, art, architecture, society, and intellectual pursuits of the ancient Maya, based on artifacts gathered at their ruins
The Greenhaven encyclopedia of witchcraft by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This A-Z encyclopedia provides historical and biographical information related to the practice of witchcraft and the persecution of witches from ancient to modern times, as well as insights into how witches developed the religion of Wicca. Provides informational articles on witchcraft, including cases of persecutions throughout the centuries, pagan rituals and celebrations, and a who's who of gods and goddesses
The Greenhaven encyclopedia of terrorism by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of 400 entries treating the most prominent groups, individuals, places, events, and issues connected with terrorism
The Greenhaven encyclopedia of ancient Egypt by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical presentation of definitions and descriptions of terms and events associated with ancient Egypt
The Greenhaven encyclopedia of paranormal phenomena by Patricia D Netzley( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains nearly three hundred alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on paranormal phenomena, including accounts of unexplained events, definitions of terms, and biographies, covering such topics as alien abudctions, angel encounters, the Bermuda Triangle, exorcism, faith healing, Ouija boards, and others
 
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Encyclopedia of movie special effects
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Alien abductions : opposing viewpointsHaunted housesEnvironmental literature : an encyclopedia of works, authors, and themesLife during the RenaissanceUnicornsSocial protest literature : an encyclopedia of works, characters, authors, and themesUFO'sEncyclopedia of women's travel and exploration